Art Practice

Academic Qualification

Master of Fine Art (Research) RMIT University 2014-2018
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) Australia Institute of Education & Training 2016
Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies James Cook University 1995
Graduate Diploma of Education Melbourne University 1992 Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art Monash University 1988-1990

Professional Experience

Artist in residence Manyung Gallery Group, April 2022

Senior Advisor, Learning and Teaching RMIT University, 2017 - 2020
Deputy Head of School RMIT University, School of Art, 2014 - 2017.
Program Manager RMIT University, School of Art, 2010 - 2014.
Educator Developer GOTAFE 2008 - 2010 Course Coordinator GOTAFE 2003 - 2008

Selected Solo Exhibition

Site Eight, RMIT University 2018
Anita Traynor Fine Art Consultancy and Gallery 2017
Victoria Gallery 2006
Artistry Galleries 2005
Sofitel Hotel, Melbourne 2003
Wangaratta Exhibition Gallery 1999
Villas Caletas Hotel, Costa Rica 1999
The Australian Embassy, KOREA 1998
Vagabonds Cafe, Brisbane 1998
University of Southern Queensland 1997
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery 1997
No Vacancies, City of Melbourne, 1994

Selected Group Exhibition

Affordable Art Fair with Brenda Colahan Fine Art, Sydney 2022    Brenda Colahan Fine Art, Sydney 2018-2021
Levee Art Gallery, Maitland NSW, 2019-2021
Incognito Art Exhibition, Sydney 2021
Manyung Gallery, Flinders Gallery, Belinda Wilson & Colleen Guiney 2019
Manyung Gallery, Sorrento Gallery, Belinda Wilson & Tanya Wales 2019
The Other Art Fair (TOAF) Sydney 2018, 2019, 2021
Brenda Colahan Fine Art, Sydney 20/20 Vision; 20 years - 20 women 2018                                                                          Selections from the Higher Degree by Research Candidates, Project Space / Spare Room RMIT University 2018 

Anita Traynor Fine Art and Kinross Arts Centre,
Artists on the Move, 2016 RMIT University School of Art Print Exchange 2014-2017
The Muse Gallery, Milawa/Beechworth 2008 -2015
Agora Gallery, New York, USA 2010
Victoria Gallery, Melbourne 2006-2007
Artistry Galleries, Melbourne 2003-2005
Wangaratta Exhibition Gallery 2003
Shepparton Art Gallery 2002
Cellar Door Gallery, Mitchelton Winery, Helen Brook & Belinda Wilson 2002
Qantas Lounges in conjunction with Wall Street Exchange 2000-2002
Regional Arts Victoria - Our Nation on Parade, Centenary of Federation - artists Belinda Wilson and Helen Brook 2000
Il Min Museum, KOREA 2000 Goethe Institute, Beijing CHINA 1999

Grants, Prizes and Awards

Omnia Art Prize (St Kevin's) Finalist 2022.                            Maritime Art Prize Finalist  2020
Collab with Gorman Finalist  2020
Art Olympia International Art Competition, Tokyo Honorable Mention  2019
St Kevin's Art Prize Finalist  2017
Vocational Education Innovation Fund, RMIT University   2015   The Head of School Award for outstanding contribution and leadership to the School of Art, RMIT University  2014                      The Strategic Leader Award for demonstrating exemplary strategic leadership, RMIT University 2014                                        Certificate of Excellence for the highest domestic enrolment targets results,  RMIT University  2014                                                Certificate of Leadership Excellence Award RMIT University, 2014 Prometheus Visual Art Award Finalist  2009                  Cryptozoology Toyota Community Spirit Gallery Finalist 2008      Mt Buller Art Prize Finalist  2008                                                  ANL Maritime Art Prize Finalist 2007                                        Hume Building Art Prize Finalist 2006 - 2007                      Regional Arts Victoria Recipient 2000                                          Pat Corrigan Artist Grant 1999                                          Australia/Korea Foundation Grant Recipient 1999                Churchie National Emerging Art Award Finalist 1996National Works on Paper - Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery 1994